Located in the southern part of the US, Arkansas is also facing extreme problem of addiction like many other US states. The reasons can be many, such as stress, personal problems, emotional reasons, bad relationships and more. People resort to substance abuse thinking that it will help them get rid of all pain and will provide them solace. On the contrary it makes their life miserable as it results in various health and other problems.
Due to increasing number of addiction cases, the number of rehabs too has risen in Arkansas. The Arkansas rehabs are working actively in making the society free from addiction. They provide encouraging environment to patients with all basic amenities so that they can stay without any hassles at the treatment center. The staff is qualified, dedicated and friendly and they offer guidance to the addicts at all stages of treatment. The patients are made comfortable and provided a sense of security. They are ale to discuss their problems freely with the counselors and therapists at the center. This helps them get the suitable treatment according to their situation.
Initially when the addicts join the center, information is gathered through individual and family counseling about their nature, background and other aspects. Based on the gathered facts, treatment is provided. Detoxification is an important part of the treatment that removes toxins from the body of the addict. To help cope with withdrawal symptoms, medication and support is provided. Counseling sessions help the addicts to have a positive attitude towards life and face life with courage. They also taught life skills to boost their self confidence and get back in the main stream society.
Faith based treatment centers help addicts by making them have an inner realization. They do this by making them surrender completely to Gods will and build a bond with him. Spiritual activities that they need to do during the treatment include prayers, attending church, reading scriptures, listening to sermons and meditation, etc. Faith-based treatment is holistic and hence more effective.
Many rehab centers follow 12-step program which treats the addicts step by step from accepting the problem to actual treatment. Aftercare is also provided to patients so that they lead a sober life and do not relapse. During these regular meetings of self-help groups like Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous take place. These keep the addicts motivated to remain sober.